Solaris is a variant of UNIX based originally on BSD but now on system V. The latest release is Solaris 10. It also has a development version currently called Solaris Express or Solaris Nevada.

Installation

Here is the note on how I set up Solaris Nevada on the VAIO VGN-S460 laptop.

Some references

http://www.unixguide.net/sun/sunoneliners.shtml

/proc/cpuinfo

instead use this to see cpu info

psrinfo -v